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2016 ASEAN Summit held in Vientiane, Laos

The 28th and the 29th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit concluded on 8 September 2016 at Vientiane, Laos. 
•    The theme for the 2016 summit was Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community.
•    H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith, Prime Minister of the Lao PDR, was the Chairperson of the summit that was held from 6 September 2016 to 8 September 2016.
•    ASEAN leaders discussed the implementation of the ASEAN Community Vision 2025 and enhancing cooperation with ASEAN’s external partners.
•    They also signed the ASEAN Declaration on One ASEAN, One Response: ASEAN Responding to Disasters as One in the Region and Outside the Region.
•    Prime Minister Narendra Modi represented India at the ASEAN summit. He addressed the 14th ASEAN-India summit.
•    The Summit is ASEAN's highest policy-making body.
•    The chair of the ASEAN Summit rotates annually in alphabetical order of the English names of Member States.

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